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and a gun lying beside him. >>> barack obama and mitt romney are making final preparations right now for their first presidential debate scheduled to begin in less than six hours. it will be held at 6:00 our time, at the university of denver. workers are putting the finishing touches on the stage this morning as both men checked out the setting. both sides agree expectations could play a big role in who people consider to be the winner. >> governor romney is probably a little bit the under dog but i think he will be ready and he's going to be ready on the issues which is really what this election is about. >> i think that expectations are probably working a little bit against us and more for mitt romney right now but at the end of the day i think that the winner is going to be declared by the american people based on what these two candidates say. >> this is the first of three debates between the presidential nominees. the vice president shall nominees also have a debate that happens next tuesday. you can watch tonights presidential debate on ktvu channel 2. our coverage starts at 6:
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to do better in the next debates, no question about it. we may see a bump from mitt romney, so right now, this may be back to a nail-biter. these candidates are even in a lot of the swing states so from here on out it is more drama. >> yeah, and some people are saying the president seemed rusty. do you think he was overconfident, distracted, tired? it was his 20th anniversary, maybe he would have been with michelle. >> yeah, no excuses, the no drama obama didn't work for him. he did seem tired. he had a busy schedule but didn't practice as much. it showed he was prepared. obama was not on top of it when it came to details and not there on the attack when romney mentioned statements that should have been challenged such as the issue of cuts from medicare, analysts have said that is not the case. so we will see how he does. i am -- be interested to see how he is going to address his performance today and what the spin is from the obama campaign. >> that is interesting. the next debate is the vice- presidential debate, that will be interesting as will. all right. carla, san francisco politi
disgustingly bias pieces against mitt romney and i believe bill is exactly right. when barack obama was challenged in that univision interview, last week, by hojorge ramos, he looks uncomfortable when he's confronted with facts and simply worded question, when mitt romney reminds people, we have 11.7 unemployment, not 8.1%, america's best days have to be in front of her, i think he wins, not by having a, quote, human moment. i think that is a fool's earring but having a moment of real leadership and maturity. contrasted with a celebrity president who is comfortable with ellen or any of these late night hosts, than he is talking to the families of these insider attacks. i think romney has to be mature, and forceful, and has this idea, it is all in this debate, that is too convenient for the media. >> chris: juan, talk about it. but, because we kind of keep forgetting about obama. what does obama need to do. >> i think, president obama, he's leading in the polls, nationally and leading in the swing states. so, the question is, how do you reaffirm the existing status quo? >> you know,
exception right now, though, as we welcome president obama and governor romney. [cheees and applause] >> dimon, welcome to you both. -- gentlemen, welcome to you both. let's begin with jobs. what are the major differences between the two of you about how you would go about creating jobs? each of you have two minutes to start big the coin toss has determined that the president will go first. >> thank you very much, jim, for this opportunity. i want to thank you for your hospitality. there are a lot of. i want to make tonight, but the most important one is that 20 years ago, i became the luckiest man on earth, because michelle obama agreed to marry me. i just want to wish you a happy anniversary and let you know that a year from now, we will not be celebrating it in front of 40 million people. four years ago, we went through the worst financial crisis since the great depression. the auto industry was on the brink of collapse. the financial system -- because of its resilience and the determination of the american people, we have begun to fight our way back. the auto industry has come ro
're on the right track. >> republican nominee mitt romney who surged in the polls following wednesday's debate arguing unemployment rate should be closer to 11% and the latest data are misleading. >> the reason it's come down is due to the fact more and more people have stopped looking for work. >>> the labor report cuts into romney's surge. >>> romney had a very strong debate performance but this diminishes it because it takes the attention off the debate and puts the attention on a recovering economy. >> questions raised by prominent romney backer ge executive jack welch put the challenger in a tough spot. >> if he agrees with it, where's the evidence? and if he disagrees with it, once of his principle supporters is problematic. >> set to release one more job's report four days before the november election. ktvu channel 2 news. >> more details now. the rate dropped from 8.1% because the number of people who got jobs soared. biggest monthly jump since 2003. 86,000 more jobs were added in july and august. >>> tonight at 10:30 what we found when we asked people about the economy and whether the
a few isolated showers coming up next week. >>> president barack obama and mitt romney square off for their first debate. why the organized pole should have one candidate smiling. >>> fleet week officially begins today and we will be right back. . >>> solyndra, and aid friend who said you don't just pick the winers and losers, you pick the losers. >>> overnight polls in the first debate against president barack obama. >>> the blue angels officially kickoff fleet week, it is all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> complete bay area
if elected he and mitt romney will work to protect the rights of gun owners. >>> today the guns of gangster couple bonnie and collide are being -- clyde are being auctioned off in new hampshire. they are going up for sale. both guns were found on the couple the day louisiana police killed them back in 1934. bidding will begin at $75,000 but the auction hopes to bring in at least $150,000 per gun. at the time of their death, bottom any and clyde were wanted for kidnapping, auto theft, robbery and 13 murders nationwide. >>> your time is 7:18. in an amber alert issued for two children in tennessee. the fire at their home and the mystery surrounding their disappearance. >> she made headlines for winning the lottery and then collecting welfare. the tragic final chapter to a michigan woman's story. >> warm to hotter temperatures are in the forecast for your sunday. i'll have a look at what you can expect for your neighborhood coming up. ireless receivers. blah, blah, blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no, we had to watch movies in the den because that's whe
for you right now at 6:45. republican presidential candidate mitt romney just responded to the new jobless report that came out this morning showing unemployment dropping to 7.8%. the labor department says that is the lowest rate in almost four years. but mitt romney said and i'm quoting it's not what a real recory looks like -- recovery looks like. >>> two bart passengers were robbed at gunpoint at the oakland coliseum parking lot. it happened around midnight after the two people got off a bart train. they used police dogs to capture the suspects at a nearby warehouse. >>> more than a million people expected to pack san francisco streets over this weekend. there are several high profile events happening including the america's cup world series. now san francisco officials are hoping to learn from this weekend's event as they get ready for the big america's cup event next year where many than three million people are expected to attend. >>> are you ready for the crowds? local transit agencies say they are? alex savidge is live. >> reporter: good morning. bart has been preparing for this on
're going to begin right now with eric rasmussen. >> reporter: both president obama and mitt romney focused on their plans for the economy, and even had a lengthy debate about keeping obamacare. >> reporter: while the first debate started with a friendly greeting, even a mention of the president's 20th wedding anniversary, mitt romney came out swinging on the economy. >> the president has a view very similar to the view he had when he ran four years ago. that a bigger government, spending more, taxing more, regulating more. >> are we going to double down on the policies that got us into this mess, or do we embrace a new economic patriotism. >> reporter: romney often looked directly at the president who instead addressed most of his responses to the audience, or the moderator. the debate remained sizzled, mitt romney went after the president for green energy, and high profile companies in the bay area. >> you put $90 billion, like 50 years worth of breaks, into solar and wind. i have a friend who say you don't just pick the winners and losers, you pick the losers. >> reporter: the president
the countdown, the big debate why president barack obama and mitt romney are trying to lower expectations. >>> ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> well, good morning to you, we are ready, it is october 3rd. >> are you anything the eat? >> not too much. they went from that foggy september and where is that summer and everybody starts complaint -- complaining. west wind is trying to ramp up but it's there and 90s inland. >>> 880 and oakland looks good and you are probably aware there is a big a's baseball game and that means at 4:00 sore so, -- or so, maybe before that the commute will be tough. also on the san mateo bridge, it looks good getting out to the high-rise, let's go back to the desk. >>> firefighters are still watching for hot spots. claudine wong has moved to the back of the home where the fire did most of the damage, claudine wong? >> reporter: you can see the charred remains of what is left of this house and firefighters are still keeping an eye on things incase it flares up. that bui
mitt romney criticized president barack obama's record saying big government is not working. mitt romney says the middle- class cannot afford four more years under obama. >> the people having a hard time right now are middle income americans. they are buried, they are just being crushed. >> president barack obama defended his achievements and challenged his plans saying there are not any details. >> at some point, people have to ask themselves, is the reason governor mitt romney keeping all these plans secret because they are too good? >> that he had hard time driving the debate and another comment by mitt romney has public television supporters upset. >> i'm sorry, jim, i am going to stop pbs, i like big bird and i like you too but i am not going to keep spending money on things borrow money from china. >> it is all about big bird. and coming up, we are doing some big facts where the two men actually clash. >>> a lot of people gathered at watch parties and supporters of president barack obama gathered in walnut creek and two miles away mitt romney supporters were at the republica
think romney didn't even have a chance of winning up until last night, and i think the market realized- > > yes it did bounce back. > > round 2: the gas stunt? there's a political ploy right now of selling gas at $1.84, around the price when the president took office. of course, americans for property is backing this. they're pitching in a couple of dollars so americans can get cheaper gas. do we want gas to go back to those levels? > > absolutely positively not. anybody that thinks they want to go back to where we were is silly if not idiotic. gas was at that price because crude oil was at $33 because the world was coming unglued. so, at the time, sugar was half price from where it is now. coffee was half the price. a lot of these things were very inexpensive. i don't want to go back to those depression-border days. > > it's a tough call, right? as much as i want fuel to be 79¢, it's probably not realistic. remember, there are people that are dependent upon fuel being at a certain price to make money. > > do you want the dow to go back to 6000? i don't think so. > > right. there was
will have reaction and analysis right after the debate. live in san jose, robert handa, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the latest polls sow that the race for president is very close. but mitt romney is behind in many of the key battleground states, so obviously a lot is riding on this debate for mitt romney. we go now to paul. >> reporter: frank, i tell you what, as you said, mitt romney is trailing in some polls. some polls have him tied. but a lot of people say it's romney's night to shine. this is the contra costa county republican party campaign office. people up there are sitting on the edge of their seats, waiting to hear from the man, mitt romney, they say will be the next president of the united states. it's the first head-to-head debate between president obama and his republican challenger mitt romney. many people agree there are major differences between the two, who will battle it out for about 90 minutes on domestic issues, which is exactly what some people we spoke with say they want to hear. >> they're professionals. they're good at it. the information they have on hand and who do t
morning political shows. new jersey governor chris christie predicted that romney will hit a home run and turn the presidential race upside down. mitt romney heads to denver today, ahead of that debate. you can watch the first debate live from denver wednesday night right here. the debate begins at 6:00 p.m. >>> 8:40. one week from today, president obama comes back here to the bay area to raise campaign cash. he will host a $20,000 a plate dinner in san francisco. a concert will follow the dinner. concert tickets start at $100 and go up to 7500 for premium seats and a photo opportunity. at this point, though, the musical guests have not been announced. the notorious bank robbery love birds, bonnie & clyde with still linked to big money. 78 years after their death. >> two of the guns that carried on the day they died sold in auction, bringing in more than $500,000 at a new hampshire auction. collide's pocket watch -- clyde's pocket watch brought in another $36,000 and even an aspirin tin sold for more than $11,000. >>> a 19-year-old man recovering after falling off a water slide. it ha
%. and that will continue into friday, we'll take it right into the weekend. >>> 8:11. we're just hours away from tonight's big debate between president obama and mitt romney in denver. which issues are gonna take center stage and why their approach in person could be different from what they do on the campaign trial? >>> and the u.s. plan too rid the militants -- to rid the militants responsible for the deadly libyan attack. now these politicians say unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. >>> well, very clear. fog is in monterey bay. it's trying to work its way up here. there are signs of a west wind. it will be cool for many. 60, 70s and 8s closer to the -- sand 8s closer to the -- and 80s closer to the beach. >>> dozens of nurses are back on the picket line because they want the hospital to pay more for their
's just the whole arena is just out of control. >> mitt romney is also on display there, sitting on a big spider. that couple says they wanted the display to entertain, and spark conversation. >>> right now, magician david blain is on a 25-foot platform surrounded by a million volts of electricity. blain's latest trick began yesterday afternoon at pier 54 in manhattan. he's wearing a 20-pound chain nail suit and metal head gear. he plans to remain on the platform without food for 72 hours. >> this is beyond impressive. it is amazing. it is sort of like harry howdini sort of vibe. >> it's something. the doctor accepts the main risk is exposure to by-producing of the electric find. >>> air. there is a ventilation system to provide him with breathable air and a water tube. >>> your time, 8 -- anger on the diamond, the controversial call that caused irate fans too incident displeasure. >> partly cloudy skies, fair weather in the forecast for your bay area weekend. i'll have a look at the numbers for your neighborhood coming up. >>> baseball fans are still fired up about a controversial call d
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